| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:44 PM
As New York City officials investigate the case of a Staten Island man who died Thursday after allegedly being put in a chokehold by police, the city’s Fire Department removed the first responders who attended to the man from regular duty.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:04 PM
New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the death of a 43-year-old Staten Island man who may have been placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week would probably spark a federal review and could lead to a probe into possible...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:18 AM
A mother accused of abandoning her baby by pushing its stroller onto the platform in a New York City subway station before hopping on a departing train was in custody Tuesday, police said. The 20-year-old woman is suspected of leaving the 10-month-old...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Two men accused of flying a drone so close to a New York police helicopter that it was forced off course to avoid crashing have been charged with reckless endangerment, police said Tuesday.
The close call took place at 2,000 feet high in dark skies near...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Two New York men face felony charges after authorities said they flew a drone within 800 feet of a New York Police Department helicopter.
The helicopter pilot spotted the small, unmanned aircraft near the George Washington Bridge early Monday, police...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:10 PM
When Amarildo de Souza, an unemployed bricklayer who lived in Rio de Janeiro's largest favela, left home one evening last July, his intention was simply to pick up a few things at the market. Instead, he was caught up in a drug sweep and taken to the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:11 PM
I like drones. Well, let’s put it this way. I see the practical uses of drones. Of course, the technology being new, some people have run afoul of proper drone use already. The other day a drone almost collided with a NYPD helicopter. Not cool. A...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
My Old Lady
A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Sixty New York City police officers will wear body cameras as part of a pilot program in the wake of a federal lawsuit challenging the department's controversial stop-and-frisk tactics and the recent death of Eric Garner during an arrest, city officials...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Fans of FX’s vampire drama, "The Strain," have already seen archvillain Thomas Eichhorst without his pancaked and prosthetic-enhanced human face -- translucent skin, bald pate, demonic eyes, missing nose and ears.
Not a pretty picture.
| Aug 28, 2014
Something wonderful happens in the final minutes of "Love Is Strange." A careful, humble examination of a marriage opens up emotionally, thanks in large part to co-writer and director Ira Sachs' use of a gorgeous lullaby, Chopin's Berceuse Op. 57 in D-...